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Numbers released Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Health indicate 5,192 new COVID-19 cases. Lake Region Helthcare is reporting 7 patients hospitalized with 2 in the ICU.
Governor Tim Walz says probably early next week he'll announce some specifics of a plan to roll out an expected COVID vaccine in Minnesota.
Numbers released Monday by the Minnesota Department of Health indicate 5,801 new COVID-19 cases bringing Minnesota’s Cumulative total to 318,763 positive cases of the Coronavirus in the state, out of…
​In light of the new restaurant & bar restrictions that are in effect through December 18th, GFF will resume publishing an updated list of food service hours and availability on a weekly basis.
The University of Minnesota Athletics department reported a total of 40 positive COVID-19 tests have now been linked to the Golden Gopher football team since November 19th.

National News Stories

Fauci says goal of 100 million shots in 100 days "is a floor, not a ceiling"

Jan 24, 2021

"It's going to be a challenge," Fauci said of accomplishing Mr. Biden's goal of 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine in his first 100 days.

Full interview: Dr. Deborah Birx on "Face the Nation"

Jan 24, 2021

Former White House coronavirus response coordinator talks exclusively with "Face the Nation" in her first interview since leaving the Trump task force.

Chicago teachers vote against order to resume in-person learning

Jan 24, 2021

Members of the Chicago Teachers Union are citing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic for not returning to in-person instruction.

Transcript: Dr. Deborah Birx on "Face the Nation"

Jan 24, 2021

The following is an extended transcript of an interview with former White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx that aired Sunday, January 24, 2021, on "Face the Nation."

Gottlieb "fairly confident" that new Brazilian virus strain is in U.S.

Jan 24, 2021

New COVID-19 strains have been detected in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil.

Latest Information from CDC

Cases in the U.S.

Jan 24, 2021

CDC COVID Data Tracker - Cases and Deaths by State

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Jan 23, 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Home Page

Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Recovery from COVID-19 for All Air Passengers Arriving in the United States

Jan 23, 2021

Information and frequently asked questions about requirement for proof of negative COVID-19 test or recovery from COVID-19 for all air passengers arriving in the United States

Travel

Jan 23, 2021

This page includes information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for travelers and travel-related industries.

Staffing Resources

Jan 22, 2021

Federal staffing resources for health departments.

Healthcare Facilities That Have Implemented COVID-19 Electronic Case Reporting

Jan 21, 2021

Healthcare Facilities That Have Implemented COVID-19 Electronic Case Reporting

US COVID-19 Cases Caused by Variants

Jan 21, 2021

View a map showing the number of confirmed cases in each state of the new COVID-19 variant (B.1.1.7) in the United States.

She Ought to Be In Pictures

Jan 21, 2021

​When Colorado opened one of the first drive-through COVID-19 testing sites in the United States, CDC epidemiologist Jennifer Lehman was deployed to help. She didn't expect to become the subject of a widely used photo in news stories and an ad. ​

Global Community Mitigation

Jan 21, 2021

Suggestions for individuals, partners, and ministries of health to mitigate COVID-19 transmission in low-resource environments and considerations associated with each measure.

Infection Prevention and Control Assessment Tool for Nursing Homes Preparing for COVID-19

Jan 21, 2021

Use this tool to prevent and control infections in nursing homes during COVID-19.